Bilingual people could be protected from Alzheimer’s – Daily Mail

January 31, 2017 by  
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Bilingual people could be protected from Alzheimer's
Daily Mail
Part of the reason why bilingual brains are better at resisting Alzheimer's is because a lifetime of switching between languages, without the other language 'interfering' increases the density of white matter – meaning there are more connections
Alzheimer's: Bilingualism can protect against disease – IBTimes UKInternational Business Times UK
Being bilingual can delay onset of Alzheimer'sTV3.ie

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NeuroEM device could help millions with Alzheimer’s; Banner Health looking for trial participants – ABC15 Arizona

January 30, 2017 by  
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NeuroEM device could help millions with Alzheimer's; Banner Health looking for trial participants
ABC15 Arizona
PHOENIX – Banner Health doctors behind a new clinical trial are excited about the possibility of helping millions of Alzheimer's patients. The medical group is starting its first phase of a clinical trial with the device — called NeuroEM — that

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Neurotrope Completes Licensing Agreement for Accelerated Synthesis of Alzheimer’s Drug Bryostatin-1 – Yahoo Finance

January 30, 2017 by  
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Neurotrope Completes Licensing Agreement for Accelerated Synthesis of Alzheimer's Drug Bryostatin-1
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30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Neurotrope, Inc. (NTRPD), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with …

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Aging boomers, lack of funding for Alzheimer’s may lead to ‘major social and economic crisis’ – Gurdon Times

January 29, 2017 by  
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Aging boomers, lack of funding for Alzheimer's may lead to 'major social and economic crisis'
Gurdon Times
The devastating impact of Alzheimer's disease on his own mother – and on his father, who struggled to care for her – first prompted Gerry Richman to take a hard look at the disease. As vice president of national productions at Twin Cities Public

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A family suspected a caregiver was abusing an Alzheimer’s patient. So they installed a camera. – Washington Post

January 28, 2017 by  
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A family suspected a caregiver was abusing an Alzheimer's patient. So they installed a camera.
Washington Post
Brenda Floyd was turning out lights, getting her 94-year-old patient ready for bed, when she noticed the plate of food on the floor. As the dog scurried away, Floyd turned her wrath on the older woman with Alzheimer's who she was paid to care for. “I
Texas caregiver caught beating widow is arrestedDaily Mail
Caregiver in assault video arrested in N. HoustonKHOU.com

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Sensory stimuli calm residents with Alzheimer’s – Bloomington Pantagraph

January 27, 2017 by  
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Sensory stimuli calm residents with Alzheimer's
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"This (a sensory room) is one of a number of viable options for providing stimulation and engagement for people with dementia, particularly in the later stages," said Nancy Rainwater, vice president of communications with the Alzheimer's Association

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Brain pollution: Evidence builds that dirty air causes Alzheimer’s, dementia – Science Magazine

January 26, 2017 by  
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Brain pollution: Evidence builds that dirty air causes Alzheimer's, dementia
Science Magazine
When the dogs died, Calderón-Garcidueñas found that their brains had more extensive extracellular deposits of the protein amyloid b—the same “plaques” associated with Alzheimer's disease—than dogs in less polluted cities. She went on to find

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10 signs of Alzheimer’s disease – The Daily Courier

January 25, 2017 by  
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10 signs of Alzheimer's disease
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Marsha Douglas, community liaison director for Adult Care Services, explains what family members and those diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease can expect with their emotions at a Senior Connections presentation Jan. 12 at Las Fuentes Resort Village.

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Researchers find potential target in Alzheimer fight – Foothills Sun Gazette

January 25, 2017 by  
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Researchers find potential target in Alzheimer fight
Foothills Sun Gazette
Alzheimer's disease is characterised by the progressive destruction of brain cells and their contacts (neurons and synapses). The brains of Alzheimer patients exhibit protein deposits known as amyloid plaques. The symptoms of the disease are memory …

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‘Every Minute Counts’ in drive to find Alzheimer’s treatment – Fox News

January 24, 2017 by  
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'Every Minute Counts' in drive to find Alzheimer's treatment
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According to this program, there are now more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease, with the number projected to soar by 55 percent by 2030, while future costs associated with it threaten to bankrupt Medicare, Medicaid and the life savings

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